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POCATELLO, ID, June 26, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Heidi J. Jarvis-Grimes, Director of Advancement for Strategic University Initiatives and The College of Arts & Letters at Idaho State University, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in higher education.
Idaho State University is a distinguished research university and a leader in opportunity and innovation through its innovative artistic pursuits, high-quality academic instruction and cutting-edge research. There, Ms. Jarvis Grimes expertly offers her skills in research, educational development, multidisciplinary advancement, sustainability and funding alignments. With sixteen years of experience as an educator and in advancement and one year as director of advancement for strategic university initiatives at The College of Arts & Letters for Idaho State University, Ms. Jarvis Grimes attributes her success to her passion, colleagues, family and husband. She became involved in her profession because she has two professional passions, advancement in the arts and interdisciplinary university initiatives. Higher education has always been her passion, and she has a desire to make a difference and be part of a global and innovative vision. Furthermore, she serves as a clinician and adjudicator at the local, state and national level, and is published with the Leblanc Bell Quarterly Educator's Viewpoint and Conn-Selmer Keynotes for her character, education, inspiration and performance.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Jarvis-Grimes served on a successful team as director of external relations and development for the Office of Research and Graduate School at Washington State University. She worked closely with many major corporations, private foundations, and individual donors to foster and advance funding alignments with research priorities. Ms. Jarvis-Grimes also served on the Center for Environmental, Research, Education and Outreach Executive Committee to collaborate and develop interdisciplinary federal and state proposals, as well as opportunities with private foundations and industry. Ms. Jarvis-Grimes has two professional passions, advancement in the arts and interdisciplinary university initiatives. She has participated as an adjunct faculty member and taught music education technical courses, student teacher supervision, and introduction to arts administration. She has been a representative to the College of Education Teacher Education Committee and the state Professional Education Advisory Board. As Executive Director of the Washington-Idaho Symphony, she successfully led the individual donor and corporate fundraising ventures, private and federal grants, and operational aspects of the organization from 1996-2007.
Ms. Jarvis-Grimes received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dayton and is presently pursuing graduate studies. She is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and Rotary International. Outside of her professional career, she enjoys mountain biking, downhill skiing and running. In five years, Ms. Jarvis-Grimes plans to continue in her career and grow within higher education with Idaho State University, where she will continue to be part of their innovation and global vision.
For more information about Idaho State University, visit http://www.isu.edu.
About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.
Worldwide Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.
For more information, please visit http://www.worldwidewhoswho.com.
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